Toronto Yezidi Leader: We must destroy ISIS before they come to Canada

Marissa Semkiw of spoke to Mirza Ismail, a leader of Toronto’s Yezidi people, about the plight of Yezidis in Iraq, including his own family, who were forced from their home and are now living in tents in Northern Iraq.

Ismail also talks about Canada’s involvement in the region. This couldn’t be more timely, because xext week, Prime Minister Stephen Harper will seek Parliament’s approval to extend and expand Canada’s mission against the Islamic State in Iraq.

New Democrat Leader Thomas Mulcair has already declared his opposition to any involvement of Canadian troops in “what is simply not our war.”